BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
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John Nash, 'Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Influenced IT, Too
David Wagner, Executive Editor, Community & IT Life
News
If you have ever played a game against a computer, you played against an algorithm that uses at least some math laid down -- or inspired -- by John Nash. Many of those same algorithms are being extended to cognitive computing outside of game situations.
By David Wagner Executive Editor, Community & IT Life, 5/26/2015
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EMC Buys Virtustream To Expand Its Cloud Offerings
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
EMC will apply Virtustream's cloud software and managed hosting expertise across its businesses, including VMware.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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IRS Breach Exposes 100,000 Taxpayers' Tax Returns, Other Data
Dark Reading Staff,
News
Online 'Get Transcript' service accessed from February to mid-May.
By Dark Reading Staff , 5/26/2015
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7 Bold Tech Ideas That Will Make You Uncomfortable
Chris Murphy, Editor, InformationWeek
News
Elite tech leaders pushed the boundaries at the InformationWeek Conference. At least one of these ideas should make you squirm and think, "We need to do that."
By Chris Murphy Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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Profile Of A Cybercrime Petty Thief
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
Trend Micro provides peek at methods of amateur, lone-wolf carder.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 5/26/2015
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Jony Ive Promoted To Chief Design Officer At Apple
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Jony Ive, the design genius behind Apple's most iconic products, including the MacBook, iPhone, and Apple Watch, gets a promotion to chief design officer. What does it mean for the rest of the company?
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/26/2015
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A Threat Intelligence-Sharing Reality-Check
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Many organizations employ sharing one-way (gathering) and mainly for 'CYA,' experts say.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 5/26/2015
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Microsoft Cortana Destined For iOS, Android
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's Cortana app for Apple's iOS and Google Android will be available for download later this year.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 5/26/2015
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BlackBerry Doomed By First iPhone, Storm Failure
Eric Zeman,
Commentary
BlackBerry corporate leaders' inability to react effectively to market changes, specifically the first iPhone and AT&T's deal with Apple, doomed the famed smartphone maker.
By Eric Zeman , 5/26/2015
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Intel Gives Virtual Machines Container-Like Speed
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Intel hopes its hardware hooks and software shortcuts provide container speed while keeping virtual machine security.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 5/26/2015
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State-Sponsored Cybercrime: A Growing Business Threat
David Venable,  Director, Professional Services, Masergy Communications
Commentary
You don’t have to be the size of Sony -- or even mock North Korea -- to be a target.
By David Venable Director, Professional Services, Masergy Communications, 5/26/2015
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APIs Are Eating The World
Thomas Claburn, Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Commentary
The ability to deploy IT services rapidly and reliably has transformed the nature of business.
By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 5/26/2015
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Fujitsu ScanSnap ix100: Portable Scanning In A Backpack
Curtis Franklin Jr., Executive Editor, Technical Content
News
Fujitu's ScanSnap ix100 brings the "paperless office" one step close to mobile professionals. Here's InformationWeek's review.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Executive Editor, Technical Content, 5/26/2015
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The Hyperconvergence Craze: More Than Hype
Marcia Savage, Managing Editor, Network Computing
News
Survey shows that VDI remains a top use case for hyperconverged infrastructure, and a need for efficiency rather than frustration with legacy storage is driving interest in the technology.
By Marcia Savage Managing Editor, Network Computing, 5/26/2015
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MagicBands & Challenging The Storage Status Quo
Frank Denneman, Technology Evangelist, PernixData
Commentary
Enterprise data centers can take a cue from Disney's innovative wearable by breaking away from old processes with scale-out storage and object-based storage.
By Frank Denneman Technology Evangelist, PernixData, 5/26/2015
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Android Factory Reset Leaves Your Data Exposed: Study
Nathan Eddy, Freelance Writer
News
Flaws in Google’s Android operating system mean the factory-reset option is unlikely to permanently wipe all your data -- or master token -- from the device.
By Nathan Eddy Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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Why We Need Design Thinking In Healthcare
Leonard D'Avolio,
Commentary
Designers begin by understanding how people work in the real world, and then create the best IT system that's technically feasible.
By Leonard D'Avolio , 5/25/2015
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Microsoft ATA: Worthy Successor To Patch Tuesday
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Tight integration with Active Directory gives Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics appliance a powerful claim to stake in enterprise IT security.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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Big Data: The Interdisciplinary Vortex
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
Big data analytics requires companies to operate outside departmental boundaries, and sometimes beyond the spheres of their expertise, to find solutions to certain challenges.
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 5/25/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Hate The Cloud
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
News
We sense a simmering level of vitriol whenever we speak with IT professionals about the cloud in our daily conversations, at industry conferences, and in other settings. Here's why.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 5/25/2015
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